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Fisherman's Wharf

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Address: Jefferson Street, Between Hyde and Powell Streets, San Francisco, CA 94133
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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Historic Fisherman's Wharf is the classic San Francisco experience where...

Historic Fisherman's Wharf is the classic San Francisco experience where you will find a range of hotels, specialty restaurants, famous attractions, unique shops, breathtaking scenery and entertainment for the whole family.

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Touristy but must do it

we had a beautiful sunny day to enjoy and walk along Fishermans wharf. stopped briefly at wax museum but didn't pay to enter.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I always need to head to the Wharf when we are in town. We start with clam chowder in a bread bowl and a latte. After some browsing and shopping we have calamari and fresh crab. A little touristy but if you go knowing its going to be crowded it's bearable cause the food and street entertainment are great!

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

we had a beautiful sunny day to enjoy and walk along Fishermans wharf. stopped briefly at wax museum but didn't pay to enter.

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of tourist shops. The tall ships at the very end are worth a visit for just $10 entry fee. We caught the F train down there to save our legs!

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Marcy, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are visiting San Francisco, you have to visit Fishermen's Wharf. It is a San Francisco landmark

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I love this place you can get everything you want from shopping to sight seeing from tasty food to boots tours just awesome

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You will probably be by here a few times during your stay. Cable cars near by and the tour bus pick up location is as well. There are quite a few good places to eat, Boudin is near and a must for your first visit to SF. There are a lot of different types of people along this walk and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fisherman's Wharf reminds me a lot of the jersey shore or Venice beach. There are a lot of stores that sell junk. However, the seafood in the area is pretty good and it can be very nice to just walk around on a nice day.

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Orange County, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is nice to visit; however, I wouldn't say the best seafood is located here. A lot of items I've had here are very lackluster. It is amusing to walk by and see the different performing acts. However, expect to spend a lot on mediocre seafood.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is clearly one of my most favourite places while visiting SF. Even just strolling here is already very enjoyable. I love the view and the scenery. Very nice during sunset as well.

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Oak Creek, Wisconsin, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A bit crowded with cheap souvenir shops and tourists racing to catch busses or ferries. The view of the islands is nice and there is some cool art deco architecture to be found if you look for it. There is a McDonald's and a CVS for some normalcy or if you need to buy an instant power charger for your... More 

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Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality hotels, and good food, there’s something for everyone at Fisherman’s Wharf. From street performers and historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner. Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone’s sweet tooth after a day at Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Don't forget to say hello to the adorable sea lions that make this neighbourhood a true San Francisco treat.
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